35TH AMERICA'S CUP.
ORACLE TEAM USA goes into the 35th America’s Cup as two-time winners of the competition and as defending champions. They see themselves as contenders for the hat-trick, with having had the engineering skills of the BMW Group on board. Immerse yourself in the fascinating hi-tech environment of the world’s most illustrious sailing regatta and get swept up in the passion of the sport as the contestants reach top speeds of up to 40 knots. Before the exciting live-viewing starts on the 17th June in the BMW Welt, a thrilling exhibition will take you on course from the 12th June onwards - and continues to beat high waves until 27th June.
Get ready for the 35th America’s Cup! What are the characteristics that define the appeal of the world’s most prestigious sailing regatta? What special challenges does it pose for the crew? And what are the technological innovations from BMW that will put wind in the sails of the catamaran entered by the reigning champions this time around? At BMW Welt, we invite you to come aboard. The interactive exhibition will put you right at the centre of the action.
Follow a timeline tracking the development of yachting and the role played by BMW. We are installing an authentic full-scale model of the competition catamaran fuselage used by ORACLE TEAM USA, which you will be able to inspect the latest innovations above and below the waterline from a closer range.
Test your strength and endurance on a real grinder. A video taken by ORACLE TEAM USA crew member Ky Hurst will navigate you through the process and motivate the competitor spirit in you.
How does it feel to sail the high seas? How do the crew set the right speed and course? The Reality Dome with its 360° panoramic screen, puts you centre stage, experiencing every detail from a realistic angle.
You can also play an active role by tweeting and posting on the gigantic Video Wall. This is an opportunity for you to share your enthusiasm for BMW Yachtsport and the America’s Cup with everyone else at BMW Welt instantly. Then, on 17th June at 6:30 pm, all eyes will be on the 6.4m x 3.6m screen showing the finals of the 35th America’s Cup. Fingers crossed for ORACLE TEAM USA! We suspect it won’t be long before the live coverage will get the excited viewers on their feet.